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Spine and Peripheral Nerve Disorders

The Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers world class services and treatment options for the full spectrum of spinal disorders, peripheral nerve disease and neurosurgical pain. Our physicians provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and technologically-advanced approach to these disorders, by utilizing the latest surgical techniques and delivering the utmost quality of care for our patients.

In addition to providing advanced patient care, our neurosurgeons are faculty members of the Department of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School (HMS). They are involved in research to improve treatment options for spine and peripheral nerve disorders, and are training the next generation of neurosurgeons at HMS.

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Pre-Surgical Spine Seminar Videos

Pre-Surgical Spine Seminar - Part 1

Kate Hill, RN, spine nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, discusses pre-op surgery tips and tricks to prepare patients and ensure a successful spine surgery outcome.

Part 1 includes information on fusion vs. non-fusion surgery, pre-surgical and hospital checklists, pre-op appointment information and reminders, and patient education materials.

Please note, the information provided in this video is intended for patients and caregivers with scheduled spine surgery. Viewers are encouraged to review and confirm the information with their professional care team.

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Pre-Surgical Spine Seminar - Part 2

Kate Hill, RN, spine nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, discusses day-of surgery tips and tricks to prepare patients and ensure a successful spine surgery outcome.

Part 2 includes information on day-of surgery care, post-surgery care, progressive mobilization, activity expectations, pain management, and the discharge process.

Please note, the information provided in this video is intended for patients and caregivers with scheduled spine surgery. Viewers are encouraged to review and confirm the information with their professional care team.

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Pre-Surgical Spine Seminar - Part 3

Kate Hill, RN, spine nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, discusses post-op surgery tips and tricks to prepare patients and ensure a successful spine surgery outcome.

Part 3 includes information on at-home care, common challenges post-surgery, Patient Gateway, and best communication practices with your care team.

Please note, the information provided in this video is intended for patients and caregivers with scheduled spine surgery. Viewers are encouraged to review and confirm the information with their professional care team.

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